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is learning disabilities a symptom of sturge weber syndrome

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Dr. Steven Greenberg
32 years experience Radiology
Port wine/seizures: Port wine stain on face, seizures, glaucoma, muscle weakness, developmental delay, intellectual disability.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Sturge-weber syndrome is a rare disorder that is present at birth. A child with this condition will have a port-wine stain birthmark (usually on the f ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Appropriate care.: Epilepsy, cerebral palsy, mental retardation are risks. However, some do remarkably well even with severe findings on scans. Brain surgery may be co ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Can include:: Medical management of seizures, laser surgery for port-wine stain, possible brain surgery for intracranial hemangiomas, ophthalmological treatment of ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Vascular anomaly: Children were described by sturge and weber who had port wine stain on the face and vascular anomaly in the brain. Often with severe epilepsy and cer ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Sturge weber syndrom: Sturge weber syndrome has port wine stains on the face most of the time, seizures, paralysis or weakness on one side and learning disability, i do no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Appropriate care.: Epilepsy, cerebral palsy, mental retardation are risks. However, some do remarkably well even with severe findings on scans. Brain surgery may be co ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Not progressive: But will always need follow up eye exams to monitor for possible glaucoma.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
None: Would not expect any, except possibly related to cataracts/ lens displacement.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Visual disabilities: Marfan syndrome patients, if severe, can have disabilities involving vision, such as reading. Patients can have dislocated lens in the eyes (lens are ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Willa Terry
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: It depends on the extent of the resuscitation neede to correct the cardio respiratory arrest associated with the event.

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